Gifted STEAM Syllabus

Project Alpha compacts 6 key pillars of science into a rich hybrid learning experience, coupled with in-person workshops and visits at top-notch corporates.

NFT-ed Your Experiment

Top students have the chance to turn their science projects into NFTs - the only student project in Hong Kong with NFT minting and collaboration with local NFT artists - among other unique projects.

Mingle with the Best

Project Alpha students come from Malvern College HK, HKIS, St. Paul's Co-ed and other top schools. Join monthly community events and build a community of learning.

An assessment that unlocks amazing opportunities for kids.

Test your science knowledge and get access to exclusive events, such as
1) dialogue with NASA engineer,
2) earn a chance to University of Cambridge,
3) interacting with #1 iPad App founders,
4) visiting AI robot companies and more!

*All these exclusive events are in Project Alpha!

Earn a Referral Letter from Cambridge Professor!
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Parents, have you encountered the following problems?

"阿仔鐘意Lego同係屋企睇科學YouTube片, 對Science好有興趣, 學校沒有深入教Science,想搵STEM相關既課程比佢讀"– Patrick爸爸
"我個女k1鍾意昆蟲和恐龍,想比佢評估下科學水平,搵出佢既強項、弱項,重點培訓" - Ally媽媽
"我仔超鐘意太空,隼鳥2號我睇左十次,想搵更多天文、Space既平台發掘佢興趣,培育佢科學能力" – Lucas爸爸

Admission Day (GSAT) Highlights

Fee:$340 (@missellie_adventure Special price: HK$288)
Length: 75 minutes (Includes GSAT & DIY Magic Wand Experiment)
Language: English & Cantonese
Age: 4-8
Location: Kowloon Tong/ Causeway Bay/ Tsuen Wan
Seats: 10 spots per session
Format:
✔️Students will finish GSAT paper test
✔️Small group class - make DIY Electronic Magic Wand Experiment
✔️Our educational consultants will provide a full report on your kid's strength based on GSAT result and activity performance
✔️ Kids who performed well will be invited to join Project Alpha (Get access to Big Bang Academy exclusive events)

Gifted Science Ability Test (GSAT)
DIY Electric Magic Wand Experiment
Parent Seminar on Project Alpha (and Cambridge University Exchange Tour Opportunity)

Upon completion, you will receive:

1. One on One Consultation on Kids' Activity Performance
2. GSAT Test Paper & Full Strength Report
3. DIY Electric Magic Wand Experiment & Worksheet

What's Next...

1) Students will take GSAT. If received an excellent score, students will be invited to join Project Alpha.
2) After completing Project Alpha yearly program, students will participate in a huge competition testing their Show & Tell skills
3) Winners of the competition will receive a FREE tour to Cambridge and receive a Referral letter By Cambridge Professor

What is Gifted Science Ability Test (GSAT)?

Gifted Science Ability Test (GSAT) is designed by researchers from University of Cambridge.

This test will be examining: Scientific Knowledge, Scientific Thinking and Scientific Enthusiasm.

Distinction - 75% or above
Merit - 65% or above
Pass - 50% or above

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Awards and Accreditations

Over 3,000 students have completed the GSAT

GSAT is designed by Cambridge educators and scientists

Big Bang Academy is supported by MIT Innovation Node, Cyberport, Forbes and Tech Crunch

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**Students with excellent GSAT scores will be invited to join Project Alpha Cambridge competition programme

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招生日内容:
1. GSAT 資優科學能力測試 ✏️
2. 小組活動- 體驗自製電子魔杖實驗
3. 家長講座介紹 Project Alpha 劍橋比賽課程
4. 小朋友STEM強項分析報告 (根據筆試和小組表現)

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Sample Questions & Report

Sample Question For Age 4-5
Sample Question For Age 6-8
STEM Ability Analysis report

FAQ

Q: What is the fee to attend Project Alpha Admission Day (GSAT)?
A: $340/ Includes GSAT paper test & DIY Magic Wand Experiment

Q: When and where is the event going to be held?
A: You can choose the session dates and time in the form

Q: How do I apply?
A: Click the 'I'm interested!' button below and select your time. Your spot will be confirmed after you have paid the test fee.

Q: What do I need to prepare?
A: Your kid can watch educational videos, read books and practice sharing what they have learned to prepare before the test.

Q: What is the language of the test?
A: The test will have both Chinese and English. If needed, teachers can read out the questions in the preferred language to the students.

Q: What can I expect?
A: Children will have the opportunity to do GSAT paper test and make their Magic Wand Experiment with classmates. Teachers will observe your child performance. Together with the test report, you will receive a strength and weakness report.

Q: What is the format of the GSAT test?
A: The GSAT will be examining student's Scientific Knowledge, Scientific Thinking Skills and Science Enthusiasm. All questions are in MC format (in English & Chinese).

Q: What's Next After Completion of GSAT?
Students who score distinction or merit will be nominated to join Project Alpha-1-year Cambridge Competition Program. The accelerated program is designed for gifted and talented children in science which includes home experiments, workshops, excursions, presentation training and opportunity to compete in a big-scale science fair.

Q: Where are the workshop locations for Project Alpha-1-year Cambridge Competition Program?
You can find us in Tin Hau and K11 Musea in Tsim Sha Tsui. Both locations are centrally located and easily accessible by public transportation.

Over 2,000 students have already done the test before

Students who have taken the test come from St. Paul's Co-ed, DGS, Harrow, ISF, and other top schools.

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Project Alpha is supported by MIT & Cyberport

Only top 5% scorers in GSAT will be selected to Project Alpha.

Project Alpha is an gifted STEAM Programme supported by MIT and Cyberport Hong Kong.

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Why should my kid take GSAT?

The GSAT is perfect for kids who:
1) Are 4-8 years old
2) Want to find out if your kid is gifted in science
3) Want to use this as document to apply for The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (HKAGE)
4) Get selected to join Project Alpha - Accredited STEAM Programme for gifted students

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How To Take This Test?

Paper Test On Admission Day

1. Gifted Science Ability Test (20-30mins)
2. Consultation with detailed test report
3. Marked test paper
4. Parent Seminar on Project Alpha
5. A FREE Winter Snowy Experiment Kit ($150 Value)

Test Fee: $100 (4-8yo kid + parents)

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On the admission day, your kid will receive...

- A FREE Winter Snowy Experiment Kit ($150 Value)

Sample Question for GSAT (Students Age 6-8)

Here is a sample question for GSAT. It is suitable for kids aged 6-8 years old.

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Sample Question for GSAT Junior (Students Age 4-5)

Here is a sample question for GSAT Junior. It is suitable for kids aged 4-5 years old.

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What is Project Alpha?

Project Alpha is the flagship program of Big Bang Academy. Every cohort, Big Bang Academy assesses and selects the 200 future science leaders to join our 6-month accelerated programme, with the aim to nurture the next generation of scientists, inventors and leaders. 

Project Alpha comprises of a series of international curriculum-aligned lessons, hands-on experiment projects, monthly special workshops, students exhibitions and a final presentation. It utilises a fully immersive hybrid learning model to train students’ 21st century skills such as leadership, creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving and communication. 

Previous Programme Timeline

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Project Alpha Programme Timeline

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Miss Lee

Science Teacher from International School

"Project Alpha is a structured hybrid-learning program that help students learn at home and outside of classroom. We are nominating students who had outstanding performance and great interest in science!"

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Yennie Pang

Mother of Lukas from ISF

"We are very interested in Project Alpha. The monthly workshops and excursions are great for my kid to explore new things. It's also great for Lukas to practice public speaking skills in the final exhibition in front of a big audience."

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Bobo Wong

Mother of Henry from St. Paul's Co-ed Primary

"It's getting very competitive to build an all rounded student portfolio these days especially for overseas school applications. We are joining Project Alpha to enrich my sons' learning journey."

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Calling for Gifted Little Scientists

Introducing Project Alpha, where we select elite students to join our 6-month accelerated training programme (incl. lessons, experiment projects, workshops, exhibitions) to become top scientists and leaders of the new generation.

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🧬March - April Science Camp

"Summer" holiday comes earlier than expected but let's make the most of it! We are offering 8 Online Camps for children aged 3-5 and aged 6-9 with topics about Covid & Virus, Robot & Art, Light & Sound, and Theme Park Design!

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Previous Event Highlight

Online Science Party

Project Alpha students sharing their favorite science books with Teacher Nixon!

Parent Seminar

Sharing from our guest speaker Jacqueline (Founder of Malvern College) and Charleston (Executive Director of MIT HK Innovation Node)

Community Event

Project Alpha students are showcasing their DIY robots in our regular community event!

Science Excursion

Project Alpha students are presenting their experiment conclusion on stage!

Science Excursion

Project Alpha students are taking a group photo with the main robot "Rice" from the Rice Robotics!

Science Workshop

Project Alpha students are having a fun science workshop with Teacher Nirav and Teacher Marco!